Celebrate the agricultural roots of Sukkot …. on the Farm! A community wide celebration open to all ages and denominations! We’ve got lots of activities planned including: Building and decorating a Sukkah, Helping with the fall harvest, Learning about honey bees, Pressing apple-cider, Singing and storytelling, Nature Walks, Farm-fresh kitchen recipes….. All with a side […]

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כ״א בתשרי ה׳תשע״ט (September 30, 2018)
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1. David Epstein Yes, the weather guy! You know him from WBUR, his blog on boston.com, his own website Growing Wisdom or as a freelancer at WBZ-TV. Leora Mallach, Beantown Jewish Gardens Executive Director, will be in conversation with Dave and Rabbi Aaron Philmus, discussing “Living the Calendar Cycles.” Rabbi Philmus keeps goats, chickens, ducks and bees and […]

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ט״ז בסיון ה׳תשע״ח (May 30, 2018)

Over the centuries there have been many ways to celebrate Tu B’shvat: property assessment, mystical connection to the natural world, planting trees to claim land, and laying foundations. It’s a holiday with roots in Biblical agricultural law and expressions to the divine. If we focus just on planting, we both diminish the — of the […]

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ד׳ באדר ה׳תשע״ז (March 2, 2017)